We are grateful to all the people who took part in this study, to Dr Carol Dumelow for her work as ‘research buddy’, and to our advisory panel for their help and guidance throughout the project.
Dr Jeremy Horwood (chair)
Senior Research Fellow, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol
Dr Tom Blakeman
GP and Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care, University of Manchester
Dr Fergus Caskey
Consultant Nephrologist, North Bristol NHS Trust, Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Bristol and Medical Director, UK Renal Registry
Specialist Diabetes Nurse in Primary Care, Oxford
Professor Gene Feder
GP and Professor of Primary Health Care, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol
Dr Kathryn Griffith
GP Principal, Unity Health, York; RCGP Clinical Champion for Chronic Kidney Disease; Senior Clinical Lecturer, Bradford University
Diabetes & Hypertension Nurse in Primary Care, Bristol
Professor Dan Lasserson
Associate Professor and Senior Clinical Researcher, University of Oxford
Professor Louise Locock
Associate Professor and Director of Applied Research, Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford
Lay Representative, Policy Director of the British Kidney Patient Association.
Professor Elizabeth Murray
Professor of e-Health and Primary Care, University College, London
Qualitative Research Associate, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol.
Lay Representative, Kidney Patient Guide Forum Moderator
This is a summary of independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research (Project Reference Number: NSPCR ID FR4.120) and the Programme Grants for Applied Research programme (Reference: RP-PG-1210-12012). The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health